Events Calendar

An Evening With Geoffrey Baer

Date: April 4, 2024 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Event Description An Evening With Geoffrey Baer
Join the Friends of the Forest Preserve District and popular WTTW host, producer, and writer Geoffrey Baer to explore your DuPage forest preserves. From historic architecture, namesake families, and local characters, discover fascinating stories about the preserves. 
Event Program
5:30 p.m.
Doors open for networking and docent-led tours of Mayslake Hall

6 p.m.
Light refreshments served in the living room

6:45 p.m.
Seating opens in the event space

7 p.m.
Program opens with our special guest, Geoffrey Baer

Event proceeds support the greatest needs at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

* A gift to the Friends of the Forest Preserve District is tax-deductible under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

Event Location Mayslake Peabody Estate
1717 31st St. • Oak Brook
Date/Time Information Thursday, April 4
6 – 8:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Contact Partnership & Philanthropy at 630-871-6400 or

To purchase your ticket,

Ambassadors Circle (Premium) • $150 

  • Premium seating in rows 2 – 5
  • Docent-led tour of the hall
  • Refreshments 
  • Ticket price includes $100 donation*
  • Purchaser eligible for Ambassadors Circle donor recognition**
General Admission • $75 
  • General seating in rows 6 – 11
  • Docent-led tour of the hall
  • Refreshments 
  • Ticket price includes $25 donation*
Event Sponsorship • $1,000+ 
  • Reserved tickets (two) in first row
  • Docent-led tour of the hall
  • Refreshments
  • Recognition in the Conservationist and Friends' annual report and at event
  • Opportunity to share product sample or coupon with guests
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